Bulletin for 1-8-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 issue 1 01082010

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Member Survey to Collect Data on Proposed Health System Reform Legislation

At the NCMS, we continually ask members for their opinions and to share their experiences about the practice of medicine. We care what you think! This data helps the NCMS to represent members and advocate effectively on their behalf, both here in North Carolina and in our nation’s capitol.

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Update on BCBSNC Contract Addendum

As many of our readers will recall, NCMS worked during the 2009 session of the NC General Assembly to pass legislation requiring health plans to provide proper notice to physicians before they make changes to fee schedules (i.e., Senate Bill 877). On October 1, 2009, before the provisions of SB877 became effective, BCBSNC sent to its participating providers a contract addendum that we believe was inconsistent with the intent of SB877.

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CMS and ONC Seeking Public Comment on New Regulations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) encourage public comment on two regulations published on December 30, 2009.

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In This Issue

Attention NC Licensed Ambulatory Surgical Facilities

White Coat Wednesdays – Dates Set for 2010

NC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Presents Codequest Coding College

Legally Mine Offers Asset Protection Seminars

2010 NCSEPS Officers Begin Terms

Technical Problems Affect NCMS Communications

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

NC Dermatology Association Annual Meeting
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NC Chapter – American College of Physicians 2010 Scientific Session
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NC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons CODEquest Coding College
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Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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